China’s sub fleet now larger than that of U.S.

Latest on LIFE

Iran liked Brotherhood’s Morsi, now targets Sisi

CosmicTribune

Home » Pakistan “Pakistan”

As U.S. loses ‘its edge’, India looks to South Korea for defense options

India's Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar.

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk, East-Asia-Intel.com The Great Game for Asia is assuming new dimensions. Korea counts on the U.S. for some of its most advanced weaponry, but Korea also is a source for weapons technology and components. That’s […]

Posted in BB Columnists,China,Columnists,Donald Kirk,Exclusives,India,Mideast,NE Asia,Pakistan,South Korea,Top Stories | Read More »

Iran’s Zarif in Pakistan where parliament is debating Saudi request to join fight in Yemen

Iran's Foreign Minister Zarif.

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrived in Islamabad on April 8 for talks expected to include the situation in Yemen where a Saudi-led coalition is launching airstrikes targeting Shiite Houthi […]

Posted in Exclusives,Iran,Mideast,Pakistan,Top Stories,Yemen | Read More »

Irreconcilable differences in our time: Let’s not go to pieces over peace

The Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) at Panmunjom.

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk, East-Asia-Intel.com Some of the terrible problems we read, hear and talk about so often are beyond solution. Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stated this week that as long as he was in office there […]

Posted in BB Columnists,Columnists,Donald Kirk,Exclusives,Hamas,Hizbullah,India,Iran,Israel,Mideast,NE Asia,North Korea,Pakistan,Palestinian Authority,South Korea,Stateside,Terrorism,Top Stories,U.S. Military,U.S. Politics,Washington | Read More »

Contrast: Putin backs existing Mideast balance of power as Obama boosts Iran’s ‘jihadist ascent’

PutinAndObama

Special to WorldTribune.com By Yossef Bodansky, Senior Editor, Global Information System / Defense & Foreign Affairs The modern Arab State is gone, rejected by the vast majority of the populace. Libya, Iraq, Syria, and Lebanon are no more, and Jordan […]

Posted in Afghanistan,BB Top Story,Egypt,Exclusives,Hamas,Hizbullah,Iran,Iraq,Israel,Jordan,Kurdistan,Lebanon,Libya,Mideast,Pakistan,Qatar,Saudi Arabia,Stateside,Syria,Terrorism,Top Stories,U.S. Intelligence,U.S. Military,Washington | Read More »

Turkey expands defense support to Pakistan as alternative as NATO cuts back

Special to WorldTribune.com ANKARA — Turkey has expanded defense cooperation with Pakistan. Ankara has approved a project to coproduce armored vehicles for the Pakistan Army. Under the agreement, Turkey’s Nurol Technologies was contracted to transfer technology to enhance armor vehicle […]

Posted in BB Middle East,Exclusives,Mideast,Pakistan,Terrorism,Top Stories | Read More »

Egypt’s Sisi challenges imams with riveting speech, makes history by attending Christmas mass

President Hollande Receives Egyptian Counterpart Al-Sisi - Paris

GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs, Cairo. The Egyptian government has begun making major strides in rebuilding the economy, but its relations with the U.S. remain cool and cautious. Egyptian officials have made it clear that they intend to start to limit […]

Posted in BB Middle East,China,Egypt,Exclusives,Mideast,NE Asia,Pakistan,Russia,Top Stories | Read More »

Special Report: Ready or not, the Paris jihad has begun, and will widen

Cherif Kouachi, 32, and his brother Said Kouachi, 34.

Special to WorldTribune.com “The future must not belong to those who slander the Prophet of Islam.” —    Barack Hussein Obama (address to the United Nations General Assembly, September 2012) By Yossef Bodansky, Senior Editor, Global Information System / Defense & […]

Posted in Afghanistan,BB Backgrounder,Exclusives,France,Great Britain,Intel Brief,Iraq,Mideast,Pakistan,Recent Hits,Terrorism,Top Stories | Read More »

#7 — What happened to SEAL Team Six? The most serious scandal of all

chinook17

TOP 2014 STORIES Special to WorldTribune.com, May 30, 2013 By Grace Vuoto The media is now consistently referring to three scandals engulfing the Obama presidency, even using a shorthand expression such as a “trifecta” of troubling incidents. Yet, there is […]

Posted in Afghanistan,BB Middle East,Exclusives,Mideast,Pakistan,Stateside,Terrorism,Top Stories,U.S. Military | Read More »

Moscow ends arms embargo against Pakistan in signal to India’s Modi

Mi-35 attack helicopter.

Special to WorldTribune.com By Miles Yu, Geostrategy-Direct.com Russia announced June 2 that the Kremlin had decided to lift the embargo on weapons sales to Pakistan. Moscow also said it was ready to proceed with a Mi-35 attack helicopters deal with Islamabad. This […]

Posted in Africa / Europe,BB Backgrounder,Exclusives,Intel Brief,Mideast,Pakistan,Russia,Top Stories,World Links | Read More »

India’s new leader ‘Modi-fies’ relations with its South Asian neighbors

On his first full day as prime minister of India Narendra Modi, right, met with his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif.

Special to WorldTribune.com By Miles Yu, Geostrategy-Direct.com On May 26, one historic moment was accompanied by another. Yes, India’s newly elected Prime Minister Narendra Modi was sworn in as the new leader of the world’s largest democracy. But the most […]

Posted in BB Backgrounder,Exclusives,India,Intel Brief,Mideast,Pakistan,Top Stories,World Links | Read More »

Grace Vuoto Channel